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Orison for a Curlew (Hardcover) (Horatio Clare)

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The slender-billed curlew, Numenius tenuirostris, "the slim beak of the new moon," is one of the world's rarest birds. It once bred in Siberia and wintered in the Mediterranean basin, passing through the wetlands and estuaries of Italy, Greece, the Balkans and Central Asia. Today, the slender-billed curlew only exists as a rumour, a ghost species surrounded by unconfirmed sightings and speculation. The only certainty is that it now stands on the edge of extinction.

This is a story of beauty, triumph and the struggles of conservation. It is a homage to a creature that may never be seen again.

Number of Pages: 96.0
Genre: Nature, Travel
Sub-Genre: Travel, Birds
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Horatio Clare
Language: English
Street Date: September 13, 2016
TCIN: 51655962
UPC: 9781908213334
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-8103

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